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We love May
Expert’s choice Group 2 clematis • Enjoy these large, showy blooms now, then prune for another parade in autumn, says Graham Rice
30 FREE * perennials for every reader • This generous collection of perennials will bring colour to your borders year after year. They’ve been specially selected to flower in succession from late spring to autumn, ensuring your garden looks its best for the entire growing season. Plant in bold groups for maximum impact.
The Full Monty • As climate change makes temperatures ever more erratic, Monty reflects on how it could be time for big changes in the way we garden and the plants we grow
Have your say • The view from your side of the fence
Over the fence • Is social media good or bad for gardening?
Digging deeper • Putting the spotlight on the biggest issues in gardening today
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Container of the month • Add a touch of modern sophistication to your garden with a container that provides form, colour and scent
More container inspiration • Brighten up your garden with our colourful combinations
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2 for 1 Gardens • Join us in celebrating the incredible diversity of the 416 gardens that have joined our 2 for 1 Gardens scheme this year. Visiting a garden is a great way of getting out in nature and gathering gardening inspiration. And there are plenty to choose from, be they national landmarks, hidden gems, fairy-tale castles or horticultural havens. And to get you started, here’s our pick of gardens that are new to our scheme this year and perfect for a visit this month.
A way with weeds • With warmer weather arriving and the soil still moist, May provides perfect conditions for weeds. Monty shares his organic methods for keeping them at bay
Hanging plants • Draped over the edge of shelves or suspended from a curtain pole, trailing plants are ideal for those short on space, says Sarah Gerrard-Jones
Hearts on a string • Ceropegia linearis woodii
Also try Lipstick plant • Aeschynanthus radicans
TRIO OF PERUVIAN LILIES
Pots of joy • Growing in containers is the perfect way to be creative and make the most of every space in your garden, however small. Adam Frost shares his tips on how to grow – almost – anything in a pot
Discover the gardens of the Netherlands • 6-12 Sept 2023: 6 nights, 7 days from £1,795pp*
Softwood cuttings • Get more plants for free by following Nick Bailey’s guide to propagation. This month: softwood cuttings
Enjoy a lifetime of holidays in beautiful places • “Since our last visit to Duloe Manor we have chalked up over 80 HPB holidays and now here we are, 20 years later, spending a different kind of family time, in lovely gardens, with a new addition to the clan.”
“I love that feeling of walking into a cool, green enclave” • Discover how Matthew Symmonds transformed a small, shady concrete yard into a hidden oasis full of lush foliage
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